In her day job, Amy P. Knight is a lawyer specializing in death penalty cases. She has also written a fascinating and wholly original novel, LOST, ALMOST, which depicts the life of a physicist who works on nuclear weapons. She and James talk about the intricate structure of the novel, the warmth of her descriptions of science and math, and the virtues of writing by hand. Then, Whitney Scharer talks about the incredible deal for her debut novel, THE AGE OF LIGHT.

Amy P. Knight

Amy and James discuss:

AMERICAN PROMETHEUS: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

WAR GAMES

Freeman Dyson

Richard Feynman

Vassar College

Matthew Lansburgh

University of Arizona

THE IMPERFECTIONISTS by Tom Rachman

LIARS AND SAINTS by Maile Meloy

Ann Patchett

Whitney Scharer

Whitney and James discuss:

Peabody Essex Museum

Man Ray

Lee Miller

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Sonya Larson

VCCA

Sonya Larson

Julie Barer

Judy Clain

Little, Brown and Company

Grub Street

Harvard Book Store

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